Catholic Health Initiatives Supervisor of Lab Services - Mercy West Lakes Laboratory in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa
Supervisor of Lab Services - Mercy West Lakes Laboratory
Plans, organizes and supervises the daily operations of
Mercy Clinical Laboratory technical sections.
Participates in the interview and hiring processfor staff vacancies in the areas of responsibility.
Schedules staff to ensure appropriatecoverage. Monitors and adjusts staffingappropriate to the workflow
Conducts regularly scheduled staff meetings todisseminate information and receive feedback.
Develops and maintains orientation materials andcoordinates completion of staff orientation.
Completes annual performance evaluations andannual competencies.
Performs disciplinary action when indicated.
Ensures standard operating policies andprocedures are current and adhere to the Laboratory’s document control system
Ensures compliance with the requirements oflaboratory regulatory and accrediting agencies.
Evaluates, recommends and coordinates newinstrumentation purchases, staff training, instrument set-up and advancedtroubleshooting.
Supports and utilizes LEANprinciples/productivity standards.Contributes to the formation of the vision, policies, standards andculture.
Develops and maintains quality managementsystems and performance improvement initiatives appropriate to the areas ofresponsibility.
Assists in the formulation and implementation ofsection goals.
Maintains an inventory system that ensuresappropriate supply levels.
Performs other responsibilities as requested bythe Manager, Clinical Laboratory Director or Medical Laboratory Director.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or in Chemistry,Biology or related field with one-year clinical internship in a NationalAccrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS) accredited ClinicalLaboratory Science program or approved alternate career path asdesignated in the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA),required.
Registration by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists(ASCP) as a medical technologist (MT) or medical laboratory scientist (MLS) orby the American Medical Technologists (AMT) as a medical technologist,required.
Four years of clinical laboratory experiencerequired,
For Histocompatability – three ofthe four year’s experience must be related tohistocompatibility/transplant testing.
For all other sections – One of thefour year’s experience must be related to the testing in specified laboratorysection. (i.e. Chemistry, Hematology, Transfusion Medicine, Microbiology, etc.)
One (1) year supervisory experience preferred.
Primary Location IOWA-WEST DES MOINES-MERCY WEST LAKES
Daily Schedule Days
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80
Weekends Required None
Req ID: 2018-R0180465
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.